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Parking Enforcement Begins

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With so much to see and do in New Bern, you'll definitely want get out and look around.  

Most of the downtown area on-street parking is 2-hour parking Monday through Friday 8am-4pm that will be strictly enforced beginning July 9, 2018.

Click here to see the parking map for more information

Additional free daily parking is available outside of the 2-hour parking zone and at three city-owned parking lots
(see map at right):

  • At the South end of Craven Street (Red Bear Parking Lot)
  • At the Farmer's Market near South Front and Hancock Streets (Gold Bear Parking Lot)
  • At the corner of New and Hancock Street (Black Bear Parking Lot)
Planning to stay a while?  The City also offers leased parking.  Contact the Business Office at (252)639-2750 to apply.

Pay A Parking Ticket
Cick here to access our secure, online portal for paying parking tickets.

New Bern's Coastal Carolina Regional Airport is just two miles from downtown and offers connecting flights to Charlotte & Atlanta through Delta & U.S. Airways Express.  Car rental is available at the airport or through local providers and several hotels offer shuttle service.  Private transportation is also available through local cab companies and through CARTS.